M-CHS debuting ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

The Montezuma-Cortez High School drama department is debuting its production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, “You Can’t Take It With You” this Friday. M-CHS drama instructor Nicholaus Sander...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Arts and Entertainment

Sheriff reports case of smashed mailboxes is solved

It took local authorities nearly three weeks to crack the case connected to 35 smashed mailboxes last month. Earlier this week, the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office posted a press release on its...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nowlin signs demand to keep Gitmo prisoners out of Colorado

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin has joined 40 sheriffs in opposition to housing suspected terrorists in Colorado. On Monday, the County Sheriffs of Colorado sent a letter to President Barack...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Law officers helped make a great Veterans Day

I want to express my thanks and appreciation to the MCSO and the CPD for the great job they did on the Veterans Day procession.It was a great day for all involved in the event. A much appreciated...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2015 | CATEGORY: Thank You Letters

M-CHS moves down to Class 3A

In January, the Colorado High School Activities Association bylaws were amended to allow schools to be reclassified, rather than just play down. And on Tuesday, Montezuma-Cortez High School became...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cheer and dance teams take first

The Montezuma-Cortez cheer and dance teams both took home first-place awards in the Four Corners Regional Spirit Competition on Saturday in Durango. The dance team finished first with its hip-hop...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Strange streak in sky sparks speculation

A strange streak of light across the sky Saturday night erupted a flurry of speculation on a local Durango social media site, with theories of a meteor showers, military rocket testing and a...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

State Republicans put Planned Parenthood on trial

DENVER – Colorado Republicans on Monday held a listening session at the state Capitol that quickly turned into a trial of Planned Parenthood. The Republican lawmakers who spearheaded the six-hour...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado companies step up to stop methane waste

DENVER – Companies in the business of capturing lost methane, the primary component of natural gas, are taking their show on the road this week to present to local officials on Colorado’s Western...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia stepping down for higher ed job

DENVER – Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia announced Tuesday he is stepping down to pursue another position in higher education. Garcia accepted a job as president of the Western Interstate Commission for...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Single-payer health care on 2016 ballot

DENVER – Colorado voters in 2016 will have a chance to weigh in on whether to implement a single-payer health care system. ColoradoCare was certified with ease, according to the Secretary of...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durangoans weigh in on greenhouse-gas limits

On the day of reports that greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have surpassed the symbolic threshold of 400 parts per million – a number scientists regard as an ominous tipping point – Durango...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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